Shrimp Boil on the Grill


Make-ahead foil packets with shrimp, sausage, corn, and potatoes make for a fast and fun seafood boil.

close up view of a Shrimp Boil with shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, sausage pieces and seasoning on aluminum foil
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • heavy duty aluminum foil

  • 1 ½ pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 pound baby potatoes, halved

  • 1 (12 ounce) package andouille sausage, sliced

  • 2 ears corn, cut crosswise into 4 pieces

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter, cut into 4 pats, or to taste

  • 4 teaspoons seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®)

  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh garlic

  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves


  1. Cut four 12-inch sheets of aluminum foil. Mix shrimp, potatoes, sausage, and corn together. Add an equal portion to the center of each sheet of foil.

  2. Fold up the sides of the foil packets. Add 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, 1 pat of butter, 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning, 1 teaspoon garlic, salt, and pepper to each packet. Squeeze 1 lemon wedge into each and leave it in the packet. Toss mixture gently to combine. Fold foil over to seal packet fully.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate. Grill packets until shrimp is opaque and vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

630 Calories
37g Fat
32g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 630
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 319mg 106%
Sodium 1712mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 34mg 172%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 6mg 34%
Potassium 1019mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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